The hotel at 1850 Old Fort Parkway operates a free shuttle within a five-mile radius, which includes the workshop site at the Middle Tennessee State University Student Union. There also will be free parking near the Union in the library lot.
Journalists, journalism educators and journalism students from diverse backgrounds are invited to apply for a diversity scholarship to attend the Murfreesboro NewsTrain.
Successful applicants for these competitive awards will have their registration fee waived; they must pay their own travel expenses.
Apply by Aug. 25 by answering these questions and emailing your resume and up to three work samples and/or class assignments to Val Hoeppner, director of MTSU's Center for Innovation in Media. Journalism educators need not submit work samples.
The early bird rate of $75 expires Sept. 1, so register now!
And if you ar a journalism student or educator, you might get to go free! For successful diversity scholarship applicants, the $75 registration fee is waived. Journalism students and journalism educators from diverse backgrounds need to apply by Aug. 25 here. (Winners must pay their own travel expenses.)
NewsTrain training is an incredible bargain and a great way to add new skills.
#MoreThanMean hopes to open guys' eyes - by having them open their mouths. The video shows what happens when real sports fans read real online comments made about women sports reporters ... right to their faces.
In reading the statements out loud to women journalists, guys are forced to experience, sometimes for the first time, the shocking online harassment happening to women in sports day in, day out. It serves as proof most sports fans would NEVER say these things to another person - so we shouldn't type this garbage, either.
Posted April 26, 2016, the video went viral, being seen by 3.15 millions times by Sunday.
Listen to one of the sports journalists in the video, Julie DiCaro, talking about online abuse.
It's a good picture of the landscape if you need the stats, but here's the short version:
The potential revenue generated by digital subscriptions is still murky at best. It is not clear whether digital subscriptions were mostly a "one-time" cash infusion that simply capitalized on the most loyal digital readers who were always willing to pay or if newspapers will be able to consistently persuade more people to sign up in years to come. Newspaper executives are hesitant to disclose financial details about digital subscriptions.
Still like a voice recorder for capturing interviews instead of a smartphone?
But don't know what to buy?
The Wirecutter may have done the evaluation for you. This week, the site recommended the Sony ICD-UX533 as its pick for "best voice recorder" (just $78 from B&H Photo) The site's criteria was the voice recorder had to cost under a $100.
They trimmed a pool of dozens of recorders down to eight that were looked at closely. Of those, the Sony model was the pick.